52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 9

I'm not sure that this post will do justice to this incredible book. It's not often that you stumble across a life-changing book like this one, especially when you order it off the internet instead of getting it from the bookstore. Frankly, I just thought that the title sounded interesting, so I added it to … Continue reading 52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 9

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Income Inequality and Emergency Management

When each day is a struggle to merely do the basics required of us as people, there is no capacity to take on the challenges posed by a disaster or major emergency.

Smart Homes = Safe Homes?

I have been a fan of The Happy Medic for years, and often find his commentary to be insightful, amusing, and incredibly accurate. I follow him on a couple of different social media websites, and his post from last week about Alexa Alarms got me thinking. As we transition into the new era of the … Continue reading Smart Homes = Safe Homes?

52 Weeks, 52 Books – Week 1, Book 1

One of the personal challenges I've set for myself is to read/listen to an average of at least one book per week for the entire year. I used to be a voracious reader, sometimes ripping through five or more books in a week. Life, work changes, and family have all made my quantity of reading … Continue reading 52 Weeks, 52 Books – Week 1, Book 1